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The Bear Hotel

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Brampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Stayed here for one night whilst on business in Esher. It's been refurbished recently and it is lovely. Pub is cosy and modern with a strong "horsey" theme, which is understandable what with Sandown being 5 minutes walk down the road. Bedroom 4 was lovely; very comfy bed, spotlessly clean bathroom, nice toiletries too. Fresh milk in the mini fridge...

Thank ShoppingGoddess
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Rooms on first floor but immensely adequate & roomy. Double glazing helps to keep the noise out because your next to the main road. Beer really good and food particularly brekkie absolutely fantastic. All round a relaxing stay in good surroundings.

Thank Tony F
Dunkeld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Don't you wish you could award 3 1/2 stars sometimes? There was so muchexcellent about the bear but one or two warts. First the good. Large comfy room. Friendly staff. Great breakfast. Good Wi-Fi. Lots of lotions and potions in the bathroom. Comfortable bed and pillows. Great location and parking included. But letdown by inadequate noise insulation from the pub...

Thank gam8le
East Sussex
Reviewed 9 July 2016

2 night short break for Hampton Court palace and flower show. Very nice pub on Esher high street, good food cooked with care and fresh, great customer service, staff very friendly and nothing too much trouble. Room fair size with big bath room, bearing in mind this is an old building very sympatheticly decorated, comfortable and clean. On a busy...

Thank LAO55
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for leaving the feedback. It is good to know that we are achieving what we aim for that that it is recognised. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Bear. Regards, Paul.

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went into the bear after a great day at the races, we hadn't booked but managed to struggle through the bouncers to get a table in front of tv for Germany V Italy game. The menu was quite small and we ordered starter and main course. The pork croquette was quite bland and boring and the mussels stank of ammonia...

Thank Conk70
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. Race days at the Bear do get very busy with lots going on lots of people about. Keeping on top of the toilets is hard but we do do our best, so I am sorry that you felt they were lacking. Regarding your meal I am sorry that the...

Reviewed 20 June 2016

My family little stroll and ended up at The Bear @ Esher. We were welcomed by friendly staff and food served on time. All staff were extremely professional and with happy smile. My both kids enjoyed their food and definitely we will return soon

Thank Prakash P
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the positive comments. The staff at the Bear are great and I'm glad it gets recognised. Look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Paul.

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

On a recent trip to the races we decided to meet up at The Bear prior to the start which was not too bad but unfortunately we returned after the races to find security that was very OTT, chaos at the bar and very little staff to help.. Came her last year and it was a lot bette..

Thank Malcolm D
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Malcolm, Thanks for taking time to feedback. We have to have security on race days due to the fact that most customers who come to us after racing, have been drinking all day. Also The local authority would look upon it as negligence not to, with the volume of people in the area. Security allow us to create a...

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Four of us booked in to The Bear to stay after a visit to the Epsom Derby. Despite our sat nav taking us all around the houses we arrived early and, although our rooms were not ready, Patrick allowed us to use the facilities to change and also booked us a taxi to take us to the course. The rooms...

Thank Eric49666
Cobham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The whole experience here was very average at best. From the bland and boring décor to the loud and strange background music nothing was really right. The service was just about okay but the wine was not served properly and the staff showed no enthusiasm. The food was mainly average to good but the chicken burger was really poor, being...

Thank Nicked2016
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave some feed back. I am sorry that you felt the experience was average, that is not what we aim for. I will make sure that we go over the points you bring up in a training session with staff. Hopefully you will give us another chance in the future to meet...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Visited the pub for a leaving do so we were in a good mood anyway. Nice atmosphere in the pub on a Friday night and served quickly at the bar. However we then ordered food. very disappointing for the price. The fish and chips was very dry and almost inedible. when this was told to the staff, they said they...

Thank Ann D
Bear H, General Manager at The Bear Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thanks for leaving the feedback. I have looked into the issue regarding the missing ticket and yes there were some printer issues which then resulted in a ticket mix up. Apologies for the laps in quality, as it is not what we strive for. I'm glad the staff looked after you. I hope that you try us again....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Bear Hotel

Address: 71 High Street, Esher KT10 9RQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Esher
Price Range: RM543 - RM731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bear Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Only a small number of rooms and always busy, so book early.”
RKHKent, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request room away from High Street”
SteveMFC, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One that is not directly over the bar, or shares a corridor with the office”
TayntonBoy, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It's a good 20 minute walk from Esher Station. There is a taxi rank at the station if you don't fancy the schlep!”
ShoppingGoddess, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 has a "lighthouse" effect due to lots of gaps between the edge of the curtains and windows.”
MikeH776, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
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